Leadership Day 2

Today is our first full day of Leadership conference here in my hometown of San Antonio. Yesterday was just a partial day of Make and Takes and Manager’s Reception. I was BEAT when I got home because I worked a full day before I headed down town. Hopefully, today will be better! I made two …

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One last Christmas Card…

OK, I think this just might be the last Christmas Card. Not sure I can pull another one out this year! This one is non traditional colors as well. I tend to stick to the old standard of red and green, but this week, I’ve started to stray. I’m ready for spring I suppose! LOL! …

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HSS# 96-Color Challene

Brrrr! It’s finally cold here in South Texas! I made this week’s HSS card while freezing and wishing we had snow every now and then instead of just a wet cold. Ha! Oh well… This weeks color challenge is fun and fresh!  Create a card or project using blushing bride, pool party, pear pizazz, and …

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Busy Spider!

I finally got some uninterrupted time in my “Bat Cave” yesterday and it felt GOOD! I have lots of things to show you this week! Today’s card was inspired by Stampin 411’s sketch…  And these super fun colors at Color Q  I used my two favorite Halloween sets: Out on a Limb and Jack of …

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{Love}

I’ve got a quick card to show you today. It has been a very busy weekend but I did manage to squeeze in a little time in the bat cave! Stamps: Tiny Tags, Frame It, Easy Events Ink and Paper: Basic Grey, Tempting Turquoise, Poppy Parade, Whisper White, Certainly Celery, DSP Stacks, Bring on the …

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Got Treats?

Happy Sunday everybody! I am busy with groceries, laundry, cleaning, children, etc today, but I wanted to show you a quick card I did yesterday! This cute little owl is the jewel of the Hostess set (Warmest of Wishes) in the new Holiday Mini. He is simply cut out with the owl punch! Stamps: Warmest of …

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High Flying Friend

I have a quick post today with a cute little card featuring one of my favorite sets. The colors are from an OLD challenge over at Color Q and the sketch is from Clean and Simple! I made this card for another neighbor. My girls have been spending alot of time at her house and …

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Is it October yet?

Did I tell you how hot it got here this week? 107. Yep. That’s right 107!!!  Update-110 degrees!! I am so ready for Fall and cooler weather! Even if cooler means low 90s! I love this super cute new stamp set coming out in the Holiday Mini (Thursday!!!) This little witch looks like my girls! …

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Margarita Thanks!

The best part about our new house has to be our new neighbors! My girls have made some great friends, the dog has made some great doggie friends and hubby and I have made some wonderful friends! We spent Friday and Saturday night sitting in the middle of the cul de sac with our neighbors. …

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Kindness Matters

A quick post today to show you I made a card for a friend. I used the colors from Just Add Ink and the sketch form CardPatterns.  And, I again did the gingham check method. It’s my new addiction. .. Stamps: Kindness Matters ink and paper: Just Add Cake DSP, Peach Parfait, Cajun Craze, Marina …

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I’m a horrible friend…

One of my very BFFs has a birthday in August. She is a teacher too and always talks about how her birthday gets passed over every year because she and everyone else is so busy. Well, guess who passed her over this year… ME! And, whats worse? I was at her house for THREE HOURS …

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Thinking of you…

Today’s card was inspired by Shellie Gardner’s August Challenge. A “thinking of you” is probably the most important card you can send out. Those people who may be down or having a hard time would be so touched by the fact that you have thought and prayed for them. I really need to keep more …

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Spooky Lit Garland- U Stamp WIth Dawn and Friends project

Today at U Stamp With Dawn and Friends I have a project featured. It’s a Halloween Ribbon Lit Garland. A little Spooky Bingo Bits…  And a fun card and envelope to go with it! If your interested in the full color directions, as well as MANY more, click HERE to join the fun at U …

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Hand Stamped Sentiments #80- All stitched up!

Today’s challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments is so fun! I love sewing on my cards and scrapbook pages, but don’t always do it out of shear laziness! It’s not hard, it’s just that I don’t like getting out the sewing machine, threading it, sewing and then putting it all back! But, my new scrapbook room …

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Another Artisan Card…

This was a card that came out of just playing around. i wasn’t trying to make anything for the Artisan Award, but I ended up loving it so much I added it to the box! I love stick pins! This one has a small flower punch and a rhinestone added to it! I also used …

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Simple Thank You (Artisan Non Winner)

I was very on the fence with this card when trying to decide what to send in for the Artisan Award. But, I love this ribbon technique and decided to go with it. This is the In Color Ribbon. I cut the edges off and then pulled all the fibers out. It’s kind of “crimped” …

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Black and White

Hello from Memphis! I am here visiting my parents. Or, maybe I should say, I have delivered their precious grandchildren to them while I sit and snooze for 7 days! 🙂 Today’s card is just Black and White which was last week’s challenge at Just Add Ink. The sketch I used is from The Sweetest …

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New and Old

Hey Ya’ll! I’m back tonight with a new card that features something old and something new! I used this fabulous sketch from Inkspirations… And this sweet color combo from CR84FN31… This little bird from the retiring stamp set called Always, is what made me fall in love with Stampin’ Up. It was my very first …

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Sunny Fun- cQc #83

I have a BRIGHT card for you today. I used the colors offered up this week by the Color Q I’ve had this stamp set sitting on my desk for a month and just haven’t had any ideas! This one was rolling around in there and finally came to fruition on Sunday night! It’s a …

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Teacher Appreciation Day 3- A Cut Above

Who doesn’t love a good sharp pair of scissors?? I sure do. And as a teacher, and a crafter, I know how quickly those new scissors go dull or walk off! So, I made my girls’ teachers a few pairs of cute scissors that no one will be able to walk away with! I added …

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SCIC #49

This week at Stampin’ Celebration, the color pallet is Pink and Green. I immediately think of my first apartment in college. My room was pink and green. I hated it at first (it was already like that) but eventually loved it. This inspiration picture reminds me of that room: I chose to make a baby …

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Pink Bike!

If I ever had a Vespa (is that what they are called??) it would most definitely be pink! Check out my color inspiration below, it’s from Create, Ink! this week! Sketch is from Mojo Monday’s last week challenge. Stamps: On the Grow Ink and Paper: Rose red and pretty in Pink DSP, Newsprint, So Saffron, …

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On the Grow

Have you received your Stampin’ Up Mini in the mail yet? It is so full of fabulous things! If your interested in receiving one, please email me! Today’s card features a stamp set from the upcoming Summer Mini called On the Grow. I used the colors form the Color Lab and the sketch from the …

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CCMC146- Summer Time!

I love summer. A lot!! That’s why I get super excited to see the new summer sets in the Summer Mini. I received my pre-order (a benefit of being a demo- woot!) last week and this was the first set I inked up. The colors this week at Create With Connie and Mary really lend …

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